Refugees speak at Trump's childhood home, Hurricane Jose approaches, more

By Alanna Schubach  | September 19, 2017 - 10:56AM

Oxfam rented Donald Trump's childhood home in Queens and invited refugees to tell their stories there (Oxfam America)

Hurricane Jose may bring rain, strong winds, and flooding to NYC from this evening to tomorrow morning (Gothamist)

New Yorkers spend more years of their lives paying off their mortgages than almost anyone else (6sqft)

Housing advocates are trying to stop the development of high-rises on the Lower East Side, on the grounds that they would hasten gentrification and put a strain on local infrastructure (City Limits)

Landlord Steve Croman, who owns over 600 units and has been accused of illegally forcing out rent-stabilized tenants, will be sentenced today for fraudulently obtaining refinancing loans (EV Grieve)

A new coffee table book offers a vivid visual history of NYC transit (Curbed)

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